Music lovers may not agree on much, but they will nod their in accordance regarding the merits of classic concert films, right? If you weren't able to see a band in its heyday or even a modern day outfit, this is the best way to take in the experience without plunking down an obscene amount of money ... More >>
Black Lips tearing it up at Coachella in 2008. Expect a video featuring the pickle shot on YouTube soon.See also:*The Best Of Coachella: Day One*"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain*Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the PerformersThe Black Lips started o ... More >>
Though it goes without saying, we'll say it anyway: Fullerton's considerable contributions to history will probably forever be marred by a few rogue cops, their cowardly police chief and flip-flopping spokesperson. Happily the city has a few saving graces, not the least of whom is Leo Fender. While ... More >>
The last time I saw the members of The Spell, they were drinking tequila and bowling on a Thursday night. That was before the party celebrating Spell guitarist Andy Kiddoo's birthday moved to Fern's, the Long Beach dive where Spell singer Josh Brown was nearly escorted out of the bar for harassin ... More >>
Courtney Love caused a teeny stir this week when she raved about the hallucinogenic tea Ayahuasca. Sounding like a frat boy detailing his first blunt, Love shared some of the urban legends surrounding Ayahuasca, namely, that users experience identical visions of a mysterious "Black guy" (Editor ... More >>
Today marks the forty-first anniversary of Earth Day. As the brainchild of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, the observation first held in the United States on April 22nd, 1970 was conceived as a 'teach-in' meant to inspire awareness and action on issues critical to the health of the enviro ... More >>
The Orange County Fair broke attendance records with 1.5 million visitors for the run that ended Sunday.Orange County Fair Breaks Attendance RecordThe concurrent concert series in Pacific Amphitheatre also broke a record, selling out nine of its shows.Find out the top 5 shows based on ticket sale ... More >>
Rebecca ArandaThe Growlers
June 27, 2010
The Hype: The Growlers specialize in summer anthems with a minor key, or as they call it, "beach goth"-perfectly suited to the recent string of hazy days and chilly nights. They might also be the greatest band named after a shit. As the b ... More >>
Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc.Boo! It's the Wild Goose.John Wayne's onetime yacht the Wild Goose is being trotted out to drum up interest in the 31st annual Lido Yacht Expo in Newport Beach Sept. 24-27.Don't blame organizers for pulling out all the stops. Are there really shoppers for yachts these days ... More >>
Music critics occasionally venture a crack at reviewing WWE music compilations, but they often miss the mark, because you simply cannot just act as if this is some regular compilation CD and assess the songs simply as songs. Not for the most part. But to explain, I need to back up a little bit...
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Last night I found myself leaning against the bar in the dim colored lights of the House of Blues in Anaheim waiting for L.A. "livetronica" band Particle to share the stage with legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger. When I first saw the name on the ticket, I couldn't believe the man responsible f ... More >>
Black Lips, Pierced Arrows and The Growlers
At Detroit Bar
February 10, 2008
Better than: Staying at home and perfecting the 10-key.
Download: "O Katrina" by Black Lips.
You know a show is awesome when you leave drenched in sweat and covered in silly string. Also, I think I'm now slightly deaf. ... More >>
CNN couldnt do it; the LA Times couldnt do it; no other journalist or major media outlet could do it. Are we to accept that some moonbat reporter from a local free weekly actually sat down and researched the subjec